Blair's estranged father, Harold, comes home for the Christmas holidays with an unexpected guest: his gay lover Roman. Both Blair and her mother, Eleanor, find it difficult to hide their ...
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Blair's estranged father, Harold, comes home for the Christmas holidays with an unexpected guest: his gay lover Roman. Both Blair and her mother, Eleanor, find it difficult to hide their disappointment while Blair hatches another underhanded plan to get rid of Roman for good. Meanwhile, Jenny and Vanessa help Serena plan the best Christmas surprise ever for Dan, who may have a surprise of his own in mind for Serena. Chuck phones Blair from Europe and informs her that Nate has joined him in Monaco, worrying Blair that Chuck may disclose the details of their hook-up. Also, Rufus refuses to remain the understanding husband any longer after Alison's former lover calls the house. Written by
Harold Waldorf mentions Blair's favorite movie in which a cat is called "Cat". This film is Blake Edwards' "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961) starring Audrey Hepburn. The actress and the film are both huge influences throughout the first season with numerous allusions made about them. See more »
Hey Lil, you know everything's closed on Christmas. Diners that claim to be open twenty four seven, it's false advertising. So Alison's leaving she's spending time alone with the kids and I've seen to walk all the way from Brooklyn to your doorstep without a jacket in the snow, so what the hell. I miss you and I have been missing you for awhile.
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This episode was good, even without Cuck and Nate.
Yet again, this is another family episode, the Waldorfs are bounding and making up for the lost time. In the van der Woodsen clan, Lily gets a marriage proposal from Chuck's father and Dan's parents decide it's time for them to split.
I loved the scene when Blair warned Vanessa that she's watching and she doesn't want Serena to get hurt.
I can hardly wait for the moment Chuck is going to hit his revenge. He's such a powerful character.
All in all, my favorite scene was the one when Serena presented her "second" Christmas gift to Dan.
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